Acupuncture: Yes for Urinary Incontinence, No for PCOS Infertility (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Two acupuncture studies find different outcomes in different conditions
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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Condition:   Stress Urinary Incontinence Intervention:   Device: Leva Incontinence System For Pelvic Floor Muscle strengthening Sponsor:   Renovia, Inc. Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Rosita A. Condorelli, Sandro La Vignera, Laura M. Mongio ì, Angela Alamo, Aldo E. Calogero
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
Authors: Caruth JC Abstract INTRODUCTION: Vaginal laxity and atrophy are caused mainly by aging and vaginal childbirth, which lead to a loss of strength and flexibility within the vaginal wall. As a result, women may experience vaginal, pelvic, sexual and urinary symptoms that significantly affect their quality of life. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel radiofrequency (RF) device for internal and external vaginal treatment. METHODS: Thirty women who had been diagnosed with symptoms of vaginal laxity and pelvic relaxation received a single treatment that cons...
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research
Conclusion The PCOS patients with CC resistant have reduced plasma ANP level and increases HOMA-IR index compared with healthy regular menstruating women. Low serum ANP level may be involved in the metabolic features of CC resistant PCOS.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions Our data support the protective influence of PPAR-γ-exon 2 and exon 6 variants on IR and beta cell function, whereas IRS-1 polymorphism is associated with an unfavorable metabolic profile. However, these associations do not fully explain the high metabolic risk associated with PCOS.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusion Needle-embedding in acupoint therapy can effectively improve the clinical efficacy, ECG efficacy and the score of Seattle angina questionnaire (SAQ) of stable angina pectoris.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
The World Health Organization, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and most recently the American Medical Association rightfully recognize infertility as a disease. This has always been obvious to the patients experiencing infertility and providers who treat them, but the official acknowledgement of this condition as a disease implicitly suggests a role for prevention. Like the certainty of “death and taxes”, women face a guaranteed likelihood of infertility with advancing age. One in eight couples experience infertility, and diminished ovarian reserve and age-related embryonic aneuploidy represent ...
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Reflections Source Type: research
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Two new trials in JAMA report mixed findings for acupuncture: One shows that acupuncture may help treat stress urinary incontinence, while the other shows no effect on infertility …
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 -- Acupuncture, a 3,000-year-old healing technique, received mixed reviews in two new studies from China -- one focusing on incontinence and the other on a cause of female infertility. A research team found acupuncture did...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
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